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Spare - One Man Play - Fri 28 June


 Anonymous
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Forthcoming at Treadwells in London - this is an encore performance. First show was sold out and well received. Hope we see some of you there -- Christina

Spare: A One Man Play by John Constable
28 June 2013 (Friday) 7.30 start - Treadwells, London

London artist and occultist Austin Osman Spare (1886- 1956) comes alive in this new one-man play. Set in the artist’s studio at the Elephant and Castle on the night  of a Blitz bombing, it shows Spare growing old in poverty, yet fiercely committed to his vision. In the course of the night, a rogue sigil unleashes unpredictable consequences. This ‘play conceived as an act of magic’, performed by the author, is both an homage to AOS and a playful exploration of Constable’s own esoteric work to ‘set us free from ourselves.’ John Constable is a poet, playwright and magical practitioner best-known for The Southwark Mysteries, and for his acclaimed stage adaptation of Gormenghast.  Previous solo shows include I Was An Alien Sex God (‘mind-blowingly weird’ The Independent).

Seats cost  £10:  phone Treadwells on 0207 419 8507, or paypal.


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Michael Staley
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I went to the first performance of this a few weeks ago, and enjoyed it a great deal. An very nteresting one-man play, well acted by the writer, John Constable. I recommend it highly.


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This is now sold out.


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